Hertia MimsCertified Instructor
Hertia Mims is a Dayton, Ohio native, a wife to Theodis Mims and mother of three leading daughters. Hertia has worked in early childhood education for 27 years. After teaching in private, public and Head Start programs, she began providing mentoring, support, professional development, and coaching to early childhood educators for Preschool Promise. She specializes in social emotional learning. She is CLASS observer, Maxwell Leadership Certified Team Member and Sinclair College graduate and entrepreneur.
Dr. Valerie J. ParkerCertified Instructor
Dr. Valerie J. Parker is passionate about working with others to improve the quality of education for underprivileged and historically marginalized students. This dedication has driven her 10+ years in education and her current role as an Assistant Principal at Langley Elementary School in Washington D.C. Dr. Parker’s previous positions as a general/special education teacher […]
Yvonne WatkinsCertified Instructor
Yvonne Watkins is a mom of three and has over 22 years of experience in education. She has an M.S. in Management and B.A. in Early Childhood Education. She discovered Conscious Discipline while working as a Lead preschool teacher at a Head Start program. When first introduced to Conscious Discipline, she believed Conscious Discipline was […]
Tanyelle L. HannahCertified Instructor
Tanyelle L. Hannah takes an integrated approach to parenting and to education. As a mother, sister, friend and currently a transformational principal at Mays Academy, she has dedicated her time and talents over her 40+ years in education to ensure that the whole child and the whole educator are holistically nurtured and valued. She believes […]
Cecilia ZuletaCertified Instructor
Cecilia Zuleta is an international speaker who specializes in early childhood education and all those who support the healthy development of children. Clinical psychology, child development, emotional regulation and neuroscience in early childhood are among her areas of expertise. Cecilia presents all of her materials in Spanish. Cecila has a private practice as a psychologist. […]
Heidi WhiteCertified Instructor
Heidi has devoted her career to supporting the healthy growth and development of children and staff, serving first as a teacher, then as a principal, and ultimately as the director of a school district early learning program and a Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor.
Kenedria ThurmanCertified Instructor
As Director of Florida A&M University’s Educational Research Center for Childhood Development Kenedria is committed to learning and teaching brain-based approaches. She executes her vision for “developing lifelong learners, the Rattler way,” by merging her school program’s legacy with Conscious Discipline’s School Family model.
Afton SchleiffCertified Instructor
Afton is passionate about helping teenagers and those who support and care for them. Her 15+ years of experience in secondary level teaching and administration infuses her work with an understanding of the demands educators and administrators face, and enables her to realistically demonstrate how to seamlessly integrate it all with Conscious Discipline.
Beth SchendelCertified Instructor
Beth is a dynamic trainer who works extensively with early childhood educators, instructional coaches, administrators and leadership teams to embed Conscious Discipline into their educational cultures. Beth’s expertise builds on more than fifteen years in the field of education as a childcare and preschool teacher, an instructional coach and a principal.